|Pick-up location||New York|
|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Ace, Dollar, Avis, Hertz|
Some New York car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in New York.
Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your New York car rental.
Some car rental companies in New York which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Thrifty and Dollar
On average a rental car in New York costs $85 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Ace ($37/day), Hertz ($38/day) and Avis ($40/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Ace 124-10 S Conduit Avenue 11420 (11 miles from city center).
The average gas price in New York is $3.67 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $44 and $59, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New York.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from John F Kennedy Intl airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Budget, Alamo, Advantage, Enterprise, Avis, National, and Payless.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Newark airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Advantage, Enterprise, Alamo, Budget, Avis, Payless, and National.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from LaGuardia airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Budget, Alamo, Advantage, Enterprise, Avis, National, and Payless.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Economy car rental in New York costs $81 per day, on average.
A Standard car rental in New York costs $87 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in New York costs $78 per day, on average.
In New York, cars are most frequently rented at Budget 88-08 23rd Avenue (6 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in New York costs $597 per week ($85 per day).
On average a rental car in New York costs $2,561 per month ($85 per day).
Smaller vehicles are highly recommended for vacation-goers in New York City, especially if you plan to use a rental car as your main form of transportation. There are many one-way streets and smaller alleys that can be difficult to navigate with a larger car. It can also be difficult to find streetside parallel parking spots large enough to suit anything above a mid-sized vehicle.
A wide range of speed limits will be seen in New York City, but the most important detail to note is that the speed limit is always 25 mph unless signage says otherwise. On highways throughout New York, the maximum speed limit is 55 mph and the minimum is 45 mph, unless posted otherwise.
Gas prices on average in New York City are neither expensive nor cheap. On average, the gas price sits around $2.60 per gallon, which is a fair bit cheaper than Seattle’s $3+ but a bit more expensive than Dallas’ $2. One thing to note though, is that there are very few gas stations in Manhattan, so drivers should keep an eye on their fuel gauge and plan accordingly.
Streetside parking in New York City is incredibly difficult to find, especially in areas such as Manhattan. Thus, many drivers rely heavily on parking garages for both daily and hourly parking. However, planning must be done in advance as many of the garages can fill up fast, so it pays to plan ahead of time to know which garages are most convenient for your destination.
Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).